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Using the stairs instead of the elevator or other habits does result in weight loss!

Thursday, February 07, 2013

A 150-pound person burns about five calories per flight of stairs. If you walk the three flights up to your office in the morning and after lunch instead of taking the elevator, you will burn an additional 30 calories each day. Do that every day you work all year and you will burn over 7,200 additional calories. That means you can lose two pounds a year just by skipping the elevator!

quoted from an SP article

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MAYBER 2/12/2013 10:04PM

    Often walk the stairs from our basement to the second floor in our home several times a day and enjoy it
Thanks for sharing the amount of calories burned
One day at a time

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GRANDMABABA 2/9/2013 8:49PM

    I'm learning to enjoy those stairs.

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TXMEMAW6 2/9/2013 10:00AM

    Every calorie burned is one that cannot go to fat. emoticon

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EBURGITE 2/8/2013 11:00AM

    emoticon 5 calories doesn't sound like much, but to look at it in terms of a year is great!

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LOSER05 2/8/2013 9:12AM


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DJ4HEALTH 2/8/2013 12:09AM


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PANDAEVA 2/7/2013 11:29PM

    emoticon It doesn't seem like much for just one time, but it all does add up, doesn't it. Thanks for sharing

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FLAMENM 2/7/2013 9:54PM

    Walking, walking, walking

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MISSM66 2/7/2013 5:39PM

    I do believe that,I take the stairs everyday I live on the 16 floor, some times I do that two times a day. emoticon emoticon

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DOTTIEJANE1 2/7/2013 5:29PM

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LASARRE 2/7/2013 5:26PM

    Thanks for sharing!

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